Violet Labs

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Head of Engineering

  • Software Development
  • Full-time
  • Remote

2022-06-22 17:13:35 UTC

Who we are

Violet Labs is building cloud-based data centralization for complex hardware engineering. Our team has built spacecraft, launch vehicles, eVTOLs, drones and self-driving cars for companies like SpaceX, Google, DARPA, Lyft and Amazon. We are building the platform that will revolutionize the way these products are designed, built, integrated, tested and deployed.

Violet is backed by world-class investors and technologists. We are a fast-growing startup seeking foundational engineers who can help us grow not only our product and tech stack, but our vision and our culture.

The ideal candidate is passionate about building reliable and delightful software, and wants to help radically improve and empower engineering teams by connecting the software tools that drive them.

What you’ll do

  • Architect a high performing, scalable and delightful enterprise B2B SaaS platform for engineering teams

  • Drive our software engineering culture, processes and tools

  • Provide technical leadership to front-end and back-end development teams

  • Help define and implement our security posture and infrastructure

  • Maintain a keen eye on our short-term goals and objectives while helping drive our longer term strategic vision

You should have

  • 5+ years experience in production software engineering

  • Proficiency with modern technologies like React, JavaScript/Node.JS, Java/Kotlin/Go, Postgres and RESTful APIs

  • Track record leading, developing, and delivering significant, complex software projects

  • Standout leadership and communication skills

Bonus points

  • Experience in hardware programs such as spacecraft, launch vehicles, aircraft, robotics, consumer or medical devices

  • Experience in fast-growing tech startups

  • Experience building products or implementing systems that comply with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and The Export Administration Regulations (EAR)


  • 100% virtual work with flexible hours

  • In-person “onsite” retreats

  • Competitive salary and equity with top tier benefits

  • Health insurance: Medical, Vision, Dental